Learn more about coyotes with a presentation by Dr Jonathon Way from Eastern Coyote/Coywolf Research. The event is sponsored by the Shawsheen River Watershed organization and will be held at the Billerica Library  at 7:15 PM on Tuesday April 18.  Dr Jonathon Way has over twenty years experience researching eastern  [ Read More ]


Posted on March - 16 - 2017
Jones Forest

POSTPONED ! Due to dangerous trail conditions caused by the 3/14 storm, the SRWA Jones Forest hike has been postponed. For further information watch our page on Facebook and

shawsheen padddle 2012

Happy New Year! All board meetings are open to the public. Make your New Year’s resolution to get involved with SRWA and enjoy the Shawsheen River with new friends.

2016 Winter Soltice Event, Inspirational, Fun!

Posted on December - 23 - 2016

The 2016 Winter Solstice Event drew people from the shores of the Shawsheen River including Andover, Tewksbury, Billerica, and Bedford. The weather cooperated covering the ground earlier by just enough snow to complete the atmosphere. A hot fire and plenty of food kept the participants warm while Bob Rauseo, past SRWA  [ Read More ]


Enjoy Nature and Celebrate the Winter Solstice with the SRWA ! SRWA will host the annual outdoor event on Thursday, December 22, 2016 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM at Serio’s Grove Reservation, at 53 Lowell Junction Road, Andover. The Winter Solstice is an astronomical phenomenon and unique among days of  [ Read More ]

SRWA Board Meeting

Posted on November - 6 - 2016
Billerica Cleanup 5/14/16

Our next meeting will take place November 9th, 6:00 PM at the Tewksbury Senior Center. Justin Damon newly elected new president of SRWA will preside.

10/1/16 Shawsheen River Billerica


Posted on October - 1 - 2016
Billerica Drought

The drought has caused the water to recede so much that a natural dam has formed in Billerica according to SRWA board member and Facebook editor, Justin Damon. See more on our Facebook page.    

Kayak Jack enjoys a paddle on the Shawsheen River

Posted on September - 13 - 2016
shawsheen river

Jack Brady, former SWRA president, visited Andover in August enjoying a paddle on the river with another former president, Bob Rauseo. Both men were founders of  SRWA. They were joined by board members Bob Marsh and Alice Friedenson. Though the water was down, the group enjoyed canoeing and kayak on  [ Read More ]

State of the Waters Conference

Posted on May - 24 - 2016
Billerica Cleanup 5/14/16

On May 20, SRWA participated in the 1st State of the Waters Conference which brought together representatives of federal , Massachusetts and New Hampshire state agencies, as well as regional organizations such as Nashua River Watershed Association, OARS, Merrimack River Watershed Council, several New Hampshire groups and others. Presentations were  [ Read More ]